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Options for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Options for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

LGBTQ persons afraid to return to their country because it would be dangerous to be open about LGBTQ identity or because of past trauma, may have a strong claim for asylum in the United States.   A person is eligible for asylum if they can prove that they...
The Crisis in Venezuela and Asylum

The Crisis in Venezuela and Asylum

Due to the current humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela, many Venezuelans are living in fear and fleeing to escape danger.   At least 3 million refugees have fled the country, and it is predicted that in the near future it could be more than 8...
Bolsonaro and Asylum for Brazilians

Bolsonaro and Asylum for Brazilians

  With Brazil’s recent election of Jair Bolsonaro, a far right wing zealot, many Brazilians are afraid to be home in their country.  Indeed, throughout his campaign and career, Bolsonaro has advocated for imprisoning political opponents, threatening during...